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IBM Security Content Developer Intern (4 or 8 months) in Fredericton, New Brunswick


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Your Role and Responsibilities

The Security Content Developer will be an integral part of IBM's Security Intelligence QRadar software

development team that is responsible for delivering new and enhanced feature functionality for the SI

product line. The Security Content Developer will create logic, event queries and reports that alert

customers to attacks on their network and to prove that they are meeting compliance standards such as

HIPAA, PCI and FISMA. This work will have a direct impact on IBM Security's standing as the global

leader in IT security products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Turning use case requirements into Boolean logic rules, regular expressions, reports, SQL searches, etc.

  • Bundling security content (e.g. rules, searches, reports) into packages that can be published on the QRadar App Exchange for customers to download.

  • Regularly reviewing existing security content to ensure that it stays up to date with the latest attacks, vulnerabilities and compliance standards.

  • Work as part of an agile development team

  • Ability to adapt to new and existing technologies quickly

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Regular Expressions

  • Experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems

  • Experience with unit and integration testing

  • Problem-solving skills and attention to detail

  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Security - conversant in DoS and DDoS, Overflows and other failures to validate input

  • Knowledge of security compliance standards such as HIPAA, PCI and FISMA

  • Experience with GIT

  • Scripting experience using an exhibited language such as Perl and/or Python (additional scripting

  • language knowledge a plus)

  • PostgresSQL

  • Enrollment in a Coop/internship program

Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

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Location StatementThis role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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